We are so pleased to announce the opening of our pop-up Shop, Inherently!
At Given Goods, we are defined by beautiful products for you and your home that make an authentic social impact. Inherently showcases our hand-selected products, each with its own incredible story, complemented by a heavy dose of San Francisco. We have partnered with The Station to join in and support their mission to be a joyful and thriving community gathering place.
As we bring the inherent qualities of Given Goods to life in the most intentional of ways, it is our hope that it gives you pause in your day, to define and appreciate all that is inherently you.
Open 7 days a week at The Station SF for a limited time!
We’ve partnered with ayzh (pronounced eyes) this Mother’s Day to give back to new moms around the world. With each purchase made on Given Goods through May 11th, we will donate one clean birth kit to a new mom to fight persistent but preventable delivery room infections.
1 purchase / 2 lives changed
A bustling country, India has a diverse economy ranging from modern agriculture and traditional farming to handicrafts and technology services. The varied culture and rich heritage of the 1.2 billion inhabitants is evident in the lush beauty of the colors, smells, tastes and sounds experienced throughout the streets. As the Indian Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor says, “India has been born and reborn scores of times, and it will be reborn again. India is forever, and India is forever being made.”
In this site-specific work titled, “The Island of Dr. Mastrovito,” multimedia used text books to create a surreal jungle of plants and animals exploding out of the corner of a bright room. The title references H.G. Wells’ The Island of Dr. Moreau where a mad scientist gives animals human traits—here Mastrovito, herself acts as the scientist, “trying to instill a new life into that which was once alive in a different way (books from paper, paper from wood, and wood from trees).”
California natives Courtney Rose Poole and her husband Laren Fitzgerald Poole moved to Kampala, Uganda in the fall of 2012. Courtney found inspiration in her new community from the talented artisans who had lived and worked there for generations. From woodworkers to weavers, the men and women Courtney met were both passionate and talented.
April Fools is one of our favorite informal holidays. Since the medieval days, people have been playing pranks on one another on April 1st.
Today, we celebrate some of our favorites:
1. Netflix Suggestions…
Netflix did us a solid by showcasing programs based on crossing arms, reality TV stars with “no concept of reality”and more.